FINAL DAY: Hikaru Fights Magnus For Blitz World Championship With Giri Chasing | Day 2

Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura, the two biggest stars in chess are among the participants at the 2022 World Rapid & Blitz Championships! Join us for an elite over-the-board event featuring the best speed chess players in the world as they to compete to become world champions! Also playing will be Fabiano Caruana, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Anish Giri, and reigning blitz world champion, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave!

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  1. Please never commentate again. Let us have Danya and Hess, thanks.

  2. And Magnus won it defeating Nodirbek Abdusattorov, very

  3. If only you guys would stop switching the camera so we can watch

  4. What is up with this huge time delay between camera and board. I mean Kazakhstan is not on another planet wtf …

  5. If it weren’t for Hikaru magnus would’ve had 4 titles

  6. I’d love to hear David’s brilliant commentary, as he usually does.

  7. I love Naka … but he draws too much. And that sealed his fate again today. You can’t play not to lose…Magnus is the GOAT because he plays to WIN.

  8. Magnus wins his 6th world blitz title, nonetheless many fans believe others are as good as him/similar strength. You guys think about chess the same way you play it 🙂

  9. Magnus strength is in end games, most his wins, and all other goats wins were because of a blunder, just few games where players were creative and slowly buildup, that's why chess is a boring game.

  10. Sync between the 2D boards and commentators is awful, impossible to follow.

  11. The live chat during this made me realise the vast majority of spectators don’t play chess, like, at all. Magnus/Nakamura fanboys are the worst thing that had happened to this sport.

    Go watch chess boxing instead, please, that’s more your intellectual level.

  12. The worst chess board synch since a while… Barely enjoyable.

  13. Magnus Carlsen is a strong player, maybe he is as strong as I am, I say maybe

  14. Seeing as how they had a widely ignored dress code, where the youngsters showed more respect than many of the adults, perhaps they should award a significant prize for the best dressed player.

    Artemiev did a pretty good job, IMO, though I can't say the same for his hair cut. Maybe Carlsen was more on time today because he skipped the shower. He had a bed-head.

  15. Two mysterious results from round 14. Artemiev vs Dubov, Dubov resigned one move away from mate, and Madaminov vs Fedoseev where it was +9 when Fedoseev resigned. Results show Dubov and Fedoseev as winning. There has been no correction. On chess24 and 2700Chess you can't access these games. 

    Something happened. Can we have an explanation please.

  16. Don't know why, but Magnus winning makes me happy always.

  17. I think Abdusattorov low-key wanted magnuscarlsen to win and become the blitz champion

  18. Trent has to go. Way to biased. His commentary makes Carlsen be the worst player that has ever played. Get Trent off commentary.

  19. We need Danya and Hess back. Trent needs to retire from commentating. I do hope Howell keeps a spot on the team with the merger though.

  20. Can we stop the comparison of Hikaru with Magnus. He couldn't shine Magnus' shoes. Go back to your awful unwatchable stream and complain about the temp in the playing hall.

  21. Magnus almost froze time at 6s with the nepo game

  22. Trent has such an antagonistic, negative vibe to his commentary. Please don't commentate again. David Howell is a great commentator though, waiting for his future commentary sessions.


  24. That David Howell, just easy to listen to. Lawrence, well done.

  25. Magnus Carlsen is a talented guy. I think he has good perspectives in the future

  26. Feel for Naka – so close, but didn't deliver on his potential yet again in a world championship.

  27. Can you fix the stream so that it shows the chess game without skipping moves

  28. Love the games. Hate how slow this digital board is. My goodness. Keep up. This is supposedly a high-tier event.

  29. why was asian guy crying during his match??????

  30. 1- no one watches women, y'all showed that to be equal and we missed magnus game
    2- magnus is the GOAT undisuputed
    3- he is the goat and king in all formats, blitz too , naka fans 🙂

  31. Thanks for great commentary both to David Howell and Lawrence Trent. Great job! I really enjoyed watching this championship. The game between Magnus and Richard Rapport was mind blowing. Richard got unlucky but the game was so much fun 🙂 I agree with the commentary that it was probably the game of the tournament! It wasn't a perfect precise game but it was very, very entertaining!

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